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196 Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, EC2M 4NRShow on map
"Opposite Liverpool Street Station in the heart of the city" 196 Bishopsgate is ideally located in the heart of the Financial City of London close to numerous shops, restaurants, and cafes at the nearby... Read More »
5 star urban cool deluxe hotel
40 Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QNShow on map
"This exclusive Liverpool Street hotel prides itself on its levels of service" A luxurious 5-Star hotel, Andaz Liverpool Street is the perfect place to stay if you are in London for business or pleasure. The... Read More »
4 star classic hotel
5 Threadneedle Street, Bank, EC2R 8AYShow on map
Threadneedles Hotel is extremely well located in the City of London and also central for transport. The closest station to Threadneedles Hotel is Bank, 0.2 miles away, which serves the Docklands Light Railway... Read More »
4 star contemporary hotel
142 Minories, Aldgate, EC3N 1LSShow on map
"a breath of fresh air" Hotel Indigo Tower Hill is a stylish, modern, 4-star hotel in the Aldgate area of East London, in the Square Mile, the most historic part of London and part of London's bustling... Read More »
4 star classic boutique hotel
130-135 Minories, Aldgate, EC3N 1NUShow on map
Located in the heart of the City of London at 130-135 Minories (EC3N 1NU), there's a very good chance this small financial district hotel is only steps from that crucial boardroom meeting you had to come to... Read More »
3 star modern hotel
5 Commercial Street, Aldgate, E1 6BFShow on map
"convenient if you are doing business in the City of London" Ibis London City hotel is a modern, economy London hotel that is convenient if you are doing business in the City of London or Docklands as well as... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
7 Gracechurch Street, Monument, EC3V 0DRShow on map
Club Quarters Gracechurch Hotel is in between the most famous buildings in the City of London. Lloyd’s of London, The Royal Exchange and Merchant Taylors' Hall are 0.2 miles away, The Bank of England and... Read More »
4 star contemporary hotel
7 Pepys Street, Fenchurch St, EC3N4AFShow on map
"The Skylounge bar features a glass-roofed balcony with panoramic views of the River Thames" The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, the former Mint Hotel, is a stylish contemporary hotel located in one of the... Read More »
4 star contemporary hotel
10, Pepys Street, Tower Hill, EC3N 2NRShow on map
"Just 5 minutes’ walk from the Tower of London" This 4-star hotel in the City of London is very close to the Tower of London. St Katharine Docks, a waterside leisure complex with cafes, restaurants and a... Read More »
5 star deluxe modern hotel
Coopers Row, London, Tower Hill, EC3N 2BDShow on map
This luxury, modern, 5-Star hotel is perfect for sightseeing as well as for easy access to London’s business and financial centres. Less than a third of mile away is the entrance to the Tower of London... Read More »
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Houndsditch EC3 is situated in the north of the Square Mile within London's financial district, between Bishopsgate EC3 at its northern end and St Botolph Street EC3 and Aldgate EC3 at its southern point. Houndsditch was formerly the location of the moat that surrounded London Wall. The name is thought to be derived from either the dead dogs that were thrown into the moat, or from the nearby City Kennels, where dogs were kept for hunts within the City of London.
Houndsditch is located alongside Camomile Street and Bevis Marks and is busy Monday to Friday. This lively area is home to a number of bars and restaurants, including the renowned Dukes of Houndsditch. This bar and restaurant serves a variety of Italian food, which can be enjoyed on the terrace here in the summer months. Dukes of Houndsditch, situated at 18-22 Houndsditch is open till late Monday to Friday and provides evening entertainment. The impressive 39 Houndsditch office complex is located on the south side of Houndsditch. This fully refurbished office is available for hire and offers a grand entrance hall, gallery kitchens and a modern interior.
Houndsditch is 150m from the Swiss Re (Gherkin) building, which stands at 30 St Mary Axe. The 40 story Swiss Re tower was designed by Sir Norman Foster and Partners and was created using recycled materials whenever possible. This 178.8m high structure, officially opened in May 2004, dominates the London skyline. Other landmarks close to Houndsditch include Tower 42, formerly the NatWest Tower, 250m away at 25 Old Broad Street EC3. The distinctive Lloyds Building is 300m south of Houndsditch on Leadenhall Street EC3. The Lloyds Tower, which is next to the historic Leadenhall Market, can be reached via St Mary Axe.
Houndsditch leads into Bishopsgate at its northern end, towards Liverpool Street Station. There are a number of places of interest along Bishopsgate, including the Bishopsgate Institute. The institute, run by the Bishopsgate Foundation, provides a wide range of courses for the general public and is located at 230 Bishopsgate. The St Ethelburga's and St Helen's Bishopsgate churches are also located along this busy road. The Orangery, located 50m north of Houndsditch near Cutlers Gardens at 10 Devonshire Square EC2, provides an excellent place to eat in the Bishopsgate area, with outdoor seating in summer months.
Houndsditch is 450m from Bank Underground station, which can be reached via Bishopsgate and Threadneedle Street. Here visitors can see the historic Bank of England building and visit the Bank of England Museum. The grand Manson House building, official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, is also located here, close to the Royal Exchange, home to designer jewellers De Beers and Tiffany & Co.
Houndsditch is close to many London Underground and mainline stations, its nearest being Liverpool Street, 100m north. Fenchurch Street mainline station is 350m south of Houndsditch, while Moorgate is 600m west via London Wall. Tower Hill Underground Station is 400 south of Houndsditch, via the Minories. Tower Hill is linked to the Tower Gateway Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station, from where passengers can reach a number of destinations, including Canary Wharf and London City Airport.